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  1. empathy
    Gladwell: HDTV Has Made the NFL Psychologically PainfulThe greater the empathy, the worse the viewing experience.
  2. Concussions Are a Big Problem in Women’s Sports, TooResearch says they could be worse than we thought.
  3. the sports section
    Report: The NFL’s Concussion Research Was Even Shoddier Than Anyone ThoughtMore than 100 concussions were omitted from the data.
  4. football
    Should Pediatricians Recommend Banning Youth Tackle Football?“Physicians have a role to play in shifting the culture when it results in harm to children’s long-term health.”
  5. the sports section
    The NFL’s Concussion-Research Controversy, ExplainedAn ESPN report looks at whether the NFL steers research away from some uncomfortable truths.
  6. the sports section
    Diagnosed Concussions Were Up in the NFL This SeasonBut so were the number of players evaluated.
  7. bad science
    The Chocolate-Milk Concussion ScandalThis is a pretty spectacular, embarrassing failure.
  8. concussions
    We All Make Decisions Like the One Wes Welker Just MadeWe’re constantly trying to reconcile what we want today with what might kill us decades from now.
  9. trailer mix
    New Concussion Trailer: Are You Ready to Be Depressed by Some Football?Will Smith plays concussion whistle-blower Bennet Omalu.
  10. the sports section
    San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Retires at 24 Over Head-Trauma FearsChris Borland is healthy and had a promising NFL career.
  11. football
    High School Football May Lead to Brain ChangesPreliminary evidence that we should be more worried about football.
  12. the sports section
    9 NFL Players Who Wouldn’t Let Their Sons Play FootballLeBron James won’t let his kids play the sport, and neither will these current and former NFL players.
  13. the national interest
    In Defense of Male Aggression: What Liberals Get Wrong About FootballThe game can kill boys — and save them.
  14. sports
    30 Percent of NFL Players Will Get Dementia, According to the NFLPlayers face serious long-term risks.
  15. Will Smith to Play NFL-Concussion-Whistleblower, M.D.From “date doctor” to forensic neuropathologist.
  16. the sports section
    $765 Million Not Enough to Make Up for All the NFL Head Injuries, Says JudgeShe rejected a settlement between the league and its players.
  17. exclusive
    Watch the Sexy, NSFW Trailer for ConcussionAbout a perfect suburban mother who decides to lead a double life as a high-end escort.
  18. the sports section
    NFL, Former Players Settle Concussion Lawsuit for $765 MillionThis appears to be a win for the league.
  19. get well soon
    Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood ClotStemming from that “fake” concussion.
  20. head fake
    New York Post Says Hillary Clinton Is Faking ConcussionObama’s birth certificate, meet Clinton’s doctor’s note.
  21. no horsing around
    Georgia Bloomberg Fell From a Horse, Suffered a Concussion, and Cracked Her SpineThe mayor’s daughter is now “resting comfortably” in the hospital.
  22. giants
    The Giants Really Don’t Like the NFL’s Policy on Hits to the HeadDion Grant, especially, doesn’t like the NFL’s policy on hits to the head.